3rd, 4th and 5th Grade Number Talks

The following resources have been created by Mollie Hall using Number Talks: Helping Children Building Mental Math and Computation Strategies (Parrish, 2010). It is recommended that you begin by reading through the book and also the following article: Number Talk Overview

Addition Number Talks

Use in the following Order

(You may go back to the 2nd grade materials if these resources are too difficult for your students)

Additional Activities and Games
    Please know that while some of the games and activities are lower level DOK, these are useful for math centers and/or homework games with parents. Please give credit to the creators of the activities, as most of the games and activities were found on Teachers Pay Teachers (all free) or on various websites.

Subtraction Number Talks